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Walla Walla Washington letter with local news

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Walla Walla Washington letter with local news
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Three and 1/3 pages of news. Much of this letter is personal, but there are gems that point to the history of America's Westward Expansion. The author is hoping to see a friend again, but imagines if he comes west again that he will go to California for his wife's health. He sometimes feels disgusted at the inhabitants of this Country. We have had a solid winter with the thermometer dropping to minus twenty one time. He wants to sell his land and was offered $2,000 for his hundred acres. He is holding firm at $2,500. Wuilly is about cured of his knee wound he received in the army. It is snowing again. I am afraid that some of the stock will die. A man named Peterson was shot dead in Walla Walla. Two others were poisoned. One lived. From OM Thompson. (Potter Collection) Date: 1866 Location: Walla Walla, Washington HWAC# 59438